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3 Easy Summer Beauty Hacks – Stay Cool, Smooth and Beautiful This Season!

3 Easy Summer Beauty Hacks – Stay Cool, Smooth and Beautiful This Season!

  from Afrobella

Listen. It’s hot outside. When you get ready to face the world, you already know you’re going to emerge sweaty and melty with a side dish of frustrated and over it. But summer isn’t supposed to be about struggle, it’s supposed to [...]

My Life in a Road Trip Soundtrack

My Life in a Road Trip Soundtrack

  from Afrobella

Our first road trip was in June 2001, in a red hatchback Honda Civic that had no air conditioning. Steve and I were dating, deeply in love, about to start our lives together. I knew I wanted to do my MFA in Creative Writing somewhere. [...]

What Are Your Natural Hair Do’s and Don’ts?

What Are Your Natural Hair Do’s and Don’ts?

  from Afrobella

When it comes to natural hair, we create our own rules. Gone are the days where we accepted the mainstream standards of haircare. [...]

Blushes For Dark Skin That You Need Now

Blushes For Dark Skin That You Need Now

  from Afrobella

I used to be scared of blush. I loved when makeup artists used it on me, but whenever I tried to use it on myself I would freak myself out. [...]

Lupita Nyong’o's Makeup

Lupita Nyong’o's Makeup

  from Afrobella

There are so, so many reasons to love, respect and admire Lupita Nyong’o, but from a beauty perspective she truly makes my heart flutter. [...]

Enhance Your Eyes By Shape. Get Into The Smashbox Full Exposure Palette

Enhance Your Eyes By Shape. Get Into The Smashbox Full Exposure Palette

  from Afrobella

Shape matters, and it always has to me.  Ever since I hit puberty I had to figure out early how to dress for my shape, to enhance what I was born with and celebrate my best attributes. Through the years I’ve gotten pretty good at [...]